RACINE, Wis. - David Alan Benson, 58, of Racine, Wis., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at his home.
He was born June 30, 1950, in Escanaba, to Floyd and Carmen Bernadine (nee Duncan) Benson. He spent his early life and attended schools in Escanaba.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. For 31 years he made his home in Union Grove, Wis.
David Alan Benson
David was formerly employed by Joe's Lawn Service in Franksville.
He enjoyed reading, music and especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include: his longtime companion, Darlene Mary Wellman; daughters, Faith Ann Benson, Lesly Jo (Jacob) Verbeten, Sarah Anne (Kevin) Haigh and Crystal Marie Benson; grandchildren, Emily, Ariel and Gabriel Verbeten, Zakary Young, Selina, Richard and Payton Marlowe, Holly and Melissa Haigh; and siblings, Roger (Wanda) Benson, Carol Moras, Katherine (Richard) Couillard, Floyd (Barbara) Benson, Barbara J. Benson, John C. Benson and Harold J. (Robin) Benson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; sister, Mary Jane Bougie; and youngest brother, William "Billy" Oscar Benson.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory, 908 11th Ave., Union Grove, WI 53182, 262-878-2011, is assisting the family with arrangements.